Jazz, Lounge, & Cabaret, Class/Workshop

Jazz Guitar Comping - 10 Week Online Class

When: Thu., Jan. 14, 6-7:30 p.m. 2021

Thursdays, 6 - 7:30 pm, 1/14 - 3/18 (10 weeks). This hands-on class provides the intermediate-to-advanced guitarist with the tools, concepts and techniques essential to creative and effective contemporary comping. Topics include: Comping over straight-ahead, bebop, modal, funk/fusion, ballads, contemporary jazz, Brazilian and Afro-Cuban styles of music; Creative chord voicings—looking at the fingerboard and voicing chords in a more “pianistic” way; Rhythmic anticipation and syncopation: the “right” places to put chords to create “forward motion,” comping in 3/4, 6/8 and odd meters. Instructor: Steve Erquiaga

Price: $395